Re: operas toobar API, and SSL session state tables

Opera has never supported toolbars.

I am not familiar with our new Extension support in Opera 11, so I can't  
say if extensions have access to that kind of information, or can act as  

It might be possible with the SDK versions of Opera, though

On Wed, 23 Mar 2011 18:58:59 +0100, peter williams <> wrote:

> Does it sound possible for a toolbar to work with its [Opera] browser
> container to look at the SSL session store - for those SSL sessions  
> bound to
> the DOM shown in the foreground tab?
> Does Opera expose this kind of [read-only] SSL session state information  
> to
> toolbars? Or, perhaps, could it do so, relatively easily, with a suitable
> API opening up between toolbar and browser?
> The idea is that - rather than wait for years until browser makers debate
> altering the main browser frame controls to render which client certs  
> are in
> effect for the SSL sessions in DOM trees - that toolbars do this kind of
> thing in the meantime - allowing for lots of experimentation.

Yngve N. Pettersen
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Received on Wednesday, 23 March 2011 18:52:57 UTC